August 2010 RodCast Articles

Labor Day Weekend Hours

Monday, August 30, 2010 - 12:29pm - The Library will be open the following hours this weekend. Have a great Labor Day! September 3 Friday    7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.September 4 Saturday    12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.September 5 Sunday    12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.September 6 Monday (Labor Day) 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight 

Cedar Valley Hunger Games II Information and Registration

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - 3:59pm - For more information about the Cedar Valley Hunger Games II, click here.  You will find a flyer, the registration and rules, and a release form for the Hunger Games II.  You can also view a video from last year's Hunger Games.  The Hunger Games II will be held on Saturday, October 16th, 2010.  Registration and release forms are due October 1st, 2010. 

Rod Library & Hunger Games featured in Des Moines Register

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - 3:53pm - Today's Des Moines Register featured Rod Library and the Cedar Valley Hunger Games that were held last fall. Click here to view the article.

University Archives and Special Collections Exhibits

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 3:57pm - Come and Visit University Archives and Special Collections located on the 3rd floor in Rod Library. Study Abroad … See the WorldPrepared by: Kim Nurre Students started studying abroad on their own in 1896. John Kleinsorge and W. R. Patterson were two of the first students to Study Abroad. President Seerley was on a board that recommended teachers to study abroad.Education Travel Division was created in 1940 to assist students and faculty with studying abroad. In 1952, other countries started giving grants to American students to study abroad. A year later the senate endorsed the first study tour to Europe. In 2002, UNI was ranked by the Institute of International Education as fourth in the nation for number of... Read More

ScienceDirect down on Saturday, August 28

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 8:26am - ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours on Saturday, August 28 from 6:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. CST.

Rod Library Database Searches, E-mail Alerts, and RSS Feeds

Monday, August 23, 2010 - 3:34pm - View more Rod Library YouTube videos at Rod Library Video Playlist.

August Exhibits at Rod Library

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 11:06am - For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Tutorial

Monday, August 9, 2010 - 1:02pm - View more Rod Library YouTube vdieos at Rod Library Video Playlist.

Wiley Interscience down this weekend

Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 3:45pm - Wiley Online Library will launch this weekend (August 7-8), completely replacing Wiley Interscience.  Wiley InterScience will no longer be available from Saturday 7 August at 3a.m. CST and should return as Wiley Online Library on Sunday, August 8 at 11 p.m. CST.  Users may go to to find additional information.While Wiley has indicated they will transfer all content and access from Wiley InterScience to Wiley Online Library, they also state that they cannot guarantee that all redirects will work in the long-term.   If problems arise, the Library will work with Wiley to reinstate access as soon as possible. 
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